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Vegan Almond Garlic Pesto

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On this episode Dr. Ruby shows us how to make a delicious almond garlic pesto without the usual Parmesan cheese.
Ingredients
  Almond 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Cilantro 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Extra virgin olive oil 5 Tablespoon
  Garlic 5 Clove (25 gm)
  Fresh lemon juice 2 Tablespoon
  Sea salt 1 Dash
Directions

MAKING

1. Blend together almonds, cilantro, olive oil, garlic, fresh lemon juice and sea salt in a food processor until it forms a smooth paste.

2. Scoop it out in a serving dish.

SERVING

3. Serve with crackers or pasta of your choice.

Things You Will Need
Food Processor

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Course: 
Side Dish
Cuisine: 
Italian
Ingredient: 
Almond
Method: 
Blending
Restriction: 
Raw, Vegan, Vegetarian
Channel: 
VeganLife
Interest: 
Quick, Healthy
Taste: 
Savory
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Servings: 
8

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 144 Calories from Fat 124

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 14 g21.2%

Saturated Fat 1 g5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 13.6 mg0.6%

Total Carbohydrates 3 g1.1%

Dietary Fiber 1.2 g4.9%

Sugars 0.5 g

Protein 2 g4.3%

Vitamin A 2.9% Vitamin C 5.5%

Calcium 3.1% Iron 2.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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